Victoria University of Wellington Innovation Prize – 2020

All Features ProjectsAll 2020 Winners
Student Name Lydia Acton
Year 13
School Wellington High School
Teacher/s Murray Chisholm &
Kerry Parker


For the most innovative exhibit in Class 5, Victoria University of Wellington Research Office offers financial support towards expenses in the first year of a Victoria University of Wellington undergraduate degree in science or engineering, or a conjoint degree including science (conditions apply).

Project Short Description

An investigation into the strange sounds produced from whirlling a corrugated plastic tube – sometimes called a sound hose.

Presentation Slides

Protection of Copyright, Intellectual Property and Design
Please note that the students intellectual property within entries to this fair have been protected by gazetting this exhibition under Section 9(2) of the Patents Act 2013 and Section 10(2) of the Designs Act 1953 by The Commissioner of Patents.